Why NOT To Buy An iPad 2

Rumor has it that the iPad 2 will be released on March second. Many people think that there will be a lot of exciting new features, and many have said that they will buy it. But, here’s why NOT to buy the iPad 2.

All indications are that the iPad 2 is a mere mid-season design refresh, shrinking the size a bit, adding a camera where a camera was always expected, and keeping the display the same.
Apparently, the Retina Display wasn’t ready in time for a spring launch, so they’re just going ahead and launching the iPad 2.

If you get an iPad 2 now, you’ll be deeply disappointed when the iPad 3 comes out.

Steve Job’s fingerprints have been on virtually all Apple products released in the last decade. His obsessive attention to detail has been responsible for the exceptional fit and finish unique to Apple products, but also for some of the quirks and limitations.

With Jobs on medical leave, the same level of care and attention may not be taken for this next generation of products. This may impact the quality and overall vision of the product

There’s still no USB port
You still have to use iTunes
There’s still no way to wirelessly synchronize your bookmarks
Kindles are still much less expensive
You can still only run software approved by Apple
It still can’t be used as a standalone computer

To put it simply, you’ll be disappointed with the iPad 2. So why waste your money?